Astolfo in Caccini’s Liberazione di Ruggiero

RuggieroAs Brighton Early Music Festival focuses on the role of women this season, they will conclude the festival with Francesca Caccini’s 1625 opera La Liberazione di Ruggiero dall’Isola d’Alcina. This is widely considered to be the first opera written by a woman.

William will perform the role of Astolfo, a nobleman who gets turned into a plant by the sorceress Alcina.

All performances will be at the Old Market Theater, Hove.

Brighton Early Music Festival
November 6 – 8